1. Rollins Ready To Yap On Upcoming Tour

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST The artistic life of Henry Rollins is entering yet another cycle. The punk rocker is returning to his spoken word performance schedule with a tour opening Jan. 7 in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. Rollins The artistic life of Henry Rollins is entering yet another cycle. The punk rocker is…

  2. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo; Damned/Motorhead; Green On Red

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bonnaroo; Damned/Motorhead; Green On Red Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment have confirmed June 13-15 dates for the second annual Bonnaroo festival, to be held on a 600-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn. Last June's inaugural edition of Bonnaroo drew more than 75,000 fans to…

  3. Punk Legend Joe Strummer Dies

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer (real name: John Mellor), former lead singer of the legendary British punk band The Clash, died yesterday (Dec. 22) at his home in Broomfield, England. He was 50. The British Broadcasting Joe Strummer (real name: John Mellor), former lead singer of the legendary British punk band…

  4. Jawbreaker Looks Back With 'Dear You' Reissue

    December 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jawbreaker was signed to Geffen Records in the mid-1990s to be the next Green Day. Fresh from a 1993 tour opening for Nirvana, the band was given a 10-digit advance. Coupled with lavish praise from th Jawbreaker was signed to Geffen Records in the mid-1990s to be the next Green Day. Fresh…

  5. The Donnas To 'Spend' February On The Road

    December 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Donnas have set a second run of tour dates in support of their Atlantic debut, "Spend the Night," with co-headliners OK Go. The trek launches Jan. 25 in Los Angeles and will wrap Feb. 26 gig in Sa The Donnas have set a second run of tour dates in support of their Atlantic debut,…

  6. Buzzcocks Sign To Merge, New Album Due In March

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Legendary punk rockers the Buzzcocks have signed to Merge Records and will release a self-titled studio album March 18 via the label. It's the first studio set for the band, which comprises guitarists Legendary punk rockers the Buzzcocks have signed to Merge Records and will release a…

  7. 50TunesOnTV

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, DEC. 9 " The 2002 Billboard Music Awards ," Fox Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Cher, Faith Hill, Joe, Annie Lennox, LL Cool J, Master P, Nas, Run-DMC, Puff Daddy…

  8. Phrenology

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Further eschewing the two-turn-tables-and-a-microphone ethos that defines much contemporary hip-hop, Philadelphia alt-rap collective the Roots delve deeper into the use of organic instrumentation on t RELEASE DATE: Nov. 26 Further eschewing the two-turn-tables-and-a-microphone ethos that…

  9. Britney Eyeing Orbit, Daft Punk For Next Album

    December 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Although there's no schedule set for her fourth Jive studio album, Britney Spears has already taken meetings with producer William Orbit (Madonna, Blur) and French electronica duo Daft Punk with an ey Although there's no schedule set for her fourth Jive studio album, Britney Spears…

  10. Twain Remains 'Up' Top On Billboard Chart

    December 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Even though Tim McGraw had his best sales week ever, his latest album didn't move enough copies to dethrone Shania Twain's "Up" from the top of either The Billboard 200 or the Top Country Albums tally Even though Tim McGraw had his best sales week ever, his latest album…

  11. New Material Emerging From Offspring

    November 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Platinum-selling punk act the Offspring plans to begin work next month on the follow up to 2000's "Conspiracy of One," with eyes on a spring release through Columbia. Producer Brendan O'Brien, who man Platinum-selling punk act the Offspring plans to begin work next month…

  12. Sum 41 Readies 'Infected' Release

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For most people, passing out in a deserted field while large birds peck at your head would be unpleasant. For Sum 41, it was an experience that inspired the title of its latest release, "Does This Look Infected?," due tomorrow (Nov. 26)…

  13. The Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Siouxsie & the Banshees were one of the premier and seminal groups to emerge out of London's thriving underground punk movement in the late '70s. Siouxsie & the Banshees were one of the premier and seminal groups to emerge out of London's thriving underground punk…

  14. Industry To Debate 'Future Of Music' At Summit

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its third annual policy summit for Jan. 5-7, 2003, at Gaston Hall on the campus of Washington, D.C.'s Georgetown University. The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) has set its third annual policy summit for Jan. 5-7, 2003, at Gaston Hall on the…

  15. The Jam Now 'Complete' Via Double DVD

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Legendary U.K. pop-punk trio the Jam will be the subject of a double-disc DVD due Nov. 26 from Interscope/UME. "The Complete Jam" chronicles the group's impressive 1977-1982 output with a massive 53 s Legendary U.K. pop-punk trio the Jam will be the subject of a double-disc DVD…

  16. N*E*R*D Wins Shortlist Prize

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N*E*R*D was awarded the Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music last night (Oct. 29) at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theatre. The group, fronted by ubiqu The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N*E*R*D was awarded the Shortlist Prize for…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state…

  18. Dashboard Shuffles 'Unplugged' Release

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Vagrant has moved the release date for the previously announced Dashboard Confessional live album and DVD from Dec. 3 to Dec. 17. Vagrant has moved the release date for the previously announced Dashboard Confessional live album and DVD from Dec. 3 to Dec. 17. The set, "MTV Unplugged 2.0,…

  19. Donnas Rebel Against Pop On Tour

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the release of their Atlantic debut "Spend the Night," longtime indie outfit the Donnas are attempting to come to terms with the increased publicity that normally surrounds a buzz band on the ris With the release of their Atlantic debut "Spend the Night," longtime…

  20. Spend the Night

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawdy mama, the Donnas are back. They've hooked up with a major-label and they're now sounding like the Runaways gone fissile. Lawdy mama, the Donnas are back. They've hooked up with a major-label and they're now sounding like the Runaways gone fissile. Cherry bombs with…

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